D/L method to be reviewed for Twenty20

 Eyebrows were raised when hosts England were ousted from the T20 World Cup after their five-wicket loss to the West Indies in a rain-marred match, in which the Caribbeans were set a revised target of 80 from nine overs after England had made 161.

“People have suggested that we need to look very carefully and see whether the numbers in our formula are totally appropriate for the Twenty20 game,” admitted Frank Duckworth, one of the co-inventors of the method.

Duckworth said the duo would collect more data from the T20 World Cup. “We will be reviewing the application of the Duckworth-Lewis method to Twenty20 during the summer when this competition is over,” he was quoted as saying by The Guradian.
“We thought it was appropriate to wait until the end of this competition when we’ve got a lot more Twenty20 data on our database.

The Indian VJD method, used in the Indian Cricket League, would have set the West Indies a target of 94 from nine overs.

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